The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
755-The Waterboys-The Whole Of The Moon.
1985-Number 26 single-when re-issued in 1991 Number 3.
Best Bit-At 3.47 The bit where Mike Scott starts howling.
The Waterboys are an Irish/Scottish folk rock band formed in Edinburgh in 1983 by Scottish musician Mike Scott.
The subject of the lyrics have inspired speculation.The song is a tribute to an inspirational figure or figures,in each line,the singer describes his own perspective and immediately contrasts it with that of the songs subject,summarizing the difference with the line ‘I saw the crescent / you saw the whole of the moon.
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